The newsroom includes access to CHA News, which provides timely information to members every Monday and Thursday and is at the core of CHA benefits. In addition, it is also home to resources such as toolkits and talking points designed to help member hospitals and health systems communicate with internal and external audiences on a range of current health care-related issues. Links to CHA media statements and press releases can also be found here.
CHA has issued a three-part, members-only summary, prepared by Health Policy Alternatives, Inc., of the calendar year 2023 physician fee schedule (PFS) final rule. The rule is effective Jan. 1, 2023.
Providers who missed the Reporting Period 3 deadline because of extenuating circumstances have a one-time chance to submit a request to report late, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announced.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released three voluntary sample formats that hospitals can use to meet federal rules requiring certain standard charges be publicly available through a machine-readable file.
The California surgeon general is scheduled to speak next month at CHA’s Behavioral Health Care Symposium.
CHA’s upcoming Emergency Services Forum in Riverside will focus on topics ranging from improving ambulance patient offload times to protective dogs.
CHA issued an alert this week, urging hospitals to contact their U.S. representative by Dec. 9 and ask them to support a year-end legislative package that includes a temporary, per diem payment to hospitals caring for patients awaiting discharge.
CHA’s annual Behavioral Health Care Symposium is set for Dec. 5 and 6 in Riverside.
Realizing that many hospitals may still have questions about the registration and application period for the Retention Payment Program, CHA is hosting a webinar on Dec. 1 to provide updates and operational support.
The Department of Health Care Access and Information will host a webinar on Dec. 1 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. (PT) to detail changes to California’s building code, which will apply to all building permit applications submitted on or after Jan. 1, 2023.